Northern Perth’s Newest Accommodation

By |2020-02-19T11:09:13+11:00February 18th, 2020|Accommodation, Assignees, Assignment Experience, Business Travellers, Employee Experience, Expatriates, Housing, International Relocations, Relocation, Talent Management, Travel|

Introducing Quest Joondalup Welcoming guests since its opening in November 2019, Quest Joondalup brings a new standard of apartment hotels to travellers visiting Perth’s northern suburbs. Centrally positioned between the Joondalup Health Campus, Lakeside Joondalup Shopping Centre, Edith Cowan University and the beautiful Neil Hawkins Park, Quest Joondalup caters for overnight, short and long [...]

Employee Safety – Corporate Housing

By |2020-02-18T15:04:16+11:00February 18th, 2020|Accommodation, Agile Workforces, Assignees, Assignment Experience, Business Travellers, Compliance, Duty of Care, Employee Experience, Expatriates, Housing, International Relocations, Mobile Policy Design, Risk, Safety, Supply Chain Management, Talent Management, Travel, Vendor Management|

Duty of care. Do you care? Employee Safety: In Australian law, duty of care is ‘a legal duty to take reasonable care not to cause harm to another person that could be reasonably foreseen.’ A duty of care is even breached when a person is injured because of the inaction, of another person. Employers [...]

Australian’s Living Overseas Impacted by Tax Changes

By |2019-12-18T18:13:12+11:00December 18th, 2019|Accommodation, Agile Workforces, Assignee Experience, Assignees, Assignment Experience, Business Travellers, International Relocations, Talent Management|

New tax law removes the Capital Gains Tax (CGT) exemption on the sale of a Main Residence for many Australian’s living overseas In a tax change which will likely be of concern and interest to many Australian’s living overseas, on 5 December 2019 a Bill to remove the main residence capital gains tax exemption [...]

Relocation and Extended Stays

By |2019-09-24T18:50:43+10:00September 24th, 2019|Accommodation, Agile Workforces, Assignee Experience, Assignees, Assignment Experience, Business Travellers, International Relocations, Talent Management|

A smart option for work relocations and extended stays When business needs require an employee to spend an extended period of time away from home, or relocate to another city or country, Airbnb for Work can provide an accommodation solution that gives corporate travel and mobility managers a flexible option for long-term stays and [...]

Keeping Frequent Business Travellers Motivated

By |2019-09-24T15:33:30+10:00September 24th, 2019|Accommodation, Agile Workforces, Assignee Experience, Assignees, Assignment Experience, Business Travellers, International Relocations, Talent Management|

We know frequent business travel can take it's toll on the business traveller. What do we need to do to keep them motivated and happy? INFORMATION SESSION If you'd like to know how Airbnb for Work could enhance your frequent flyer and employee mobility policies, click through the link to register your interest. [...]

Technology Travel People Risk and Progress

By |2019-08-16T11:55:28+10:00July 30th, 2019|Assignee Experience, Business Travellers, Duty of Care, Mobile Policy Design, Mobility, News, Risk, Safety, Strategy, Technology, Travel|

Technology Travel Risk People & Progress It comes as no shock that technology is evolving, changing, and becoming more common in our daily and professional lives. We now have devices for devices, and they talk! What is not so visible and unknown to most is the uneven rate of change and how it is [...]

Private International Medical Insurance or Travel Insurance?

By |2017-09-16T09:20:17+10:00September 16th, 2017|Australian immigration, Business Travellers, Duty of Care, Expatriates, Global Mobility Professional, Health Insurance, Mobility, News, Policy, Safety, Strategy, Travel|

Medical health insurance costs money and like every major financial decision, it deserves careful thought. So what are the pros and cons of having international medical insurance? First, the cons. You have to pay for it. And you might never make a claim. But that’s about it. The list of pros is much longer: no worrying about [...]

Relocating During Periods of Unrest

By |2017-01-19T20:22:45+11:00September 2nd, 2016|Business Travellers, Destination Information, Duty of Care, Expatriates, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Risk, Safety|

  By Julie Granek Cultural Training Consultant, International Consultants Centre As a cultural training consultant, I recently facilitated a pre-departure briefing for a family relocating to France. At this time, they advised to exercise normal safety precautions. Within days, a cargo truck was deliberately driven into crowds celebrating Bastille Day in Nice. This scenario is becoming increasingly common [...]

Preparing Your Company For Employee Overseas Travel

By |2017-01-19T20:22:45+11:00August 10th, 2016|Business Travellers, Compliance, Duty of Care, Expatriates, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Risk, Safety, Travel|

Do you know the challenges that are involved in sending your employees to work abroad? It’s prudent for businesses that send employees on overseas assignments to assume that Australian work health and safety laws apply. Company officers and managers have a duty of care obligation and must therefore ensure that they fully prepare their company [...]

Experience or Remuneration?

By |2017-01-19T20:22:46+11:00July 8th, 2016|Business Travellers, Expatriates, Remuneration, Travel|

What do the next generation of employee's want out of an overseas assignment? In today's global mobility landscape, millennials are quickly becoming an increasingly bigger portion of the workforce and talent pool of which organisations are able to select from. In a recent white paper by Deloitte it is noted that millennials will make up [...]

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